Project-Based Environmental Assessments

Exploration/Appraisal/Delineation Drilling Program

Equinor Canada Ltd. (formerly known as Statoil Canada Ltd.)
Offshore NL 2008-2019
CEAR No. 07-01-32083

On May 15, 2018 Statoil Canada Ltd. changed their name to Equinor Canada Ltd.

Equinor Canada Ltd. (formerly known as Statoil Canada Ltd.) has submitted a project description for a proposed exploration and delineation well drilling program in the offshore NL area over the period 2008 through 2019. On April 6, 2017 the C-NLOPB made a determination extending the temporal scope to the end of 2019. The project is listed on the Inclusion List Regulations under the CEA Act and requires a Screening level of assessment. The following is a list of documents available on the public registry for the project.

DateRecordAuthor
16 Mar, 2020Electronic transmittal of EA Update for 2020 Activities to NGO FisheriesEquinor Canada Ltd.
16 Mar, 2020Electronic transmittal of EA Update for 2020 Activities to GovernmentEquinor Canada Ltd.
27 Feb, 2020Equinor Canada Ltd.
4 Jan, 2019C-NLOPB
22 May, 2019Electronic Transmittal of 2019 EA Update to NGO FisheriesC-NLOPB
22 May, 2019Electronic Transmittal of 2019 EA Update to GovernmentC-NLOPB
16 May, 2019Equinor
18 Jun, 2018Electronic Transmittal of 2018 EA Update to NGO FisheriesC-NLOPB
18 Jun, 2018Electronic Transmittal of 2018 EA Update to GovernmentC-NLOPB
1 Jun, 2018Equinor
1 Jun, 2018Equinor
8 May, 2017C-NLOPB
5 May, 2017DFO
5 May, 2017Electronic transmittal of on Statoil 2008 Drilling EA-Spill Modelling Validation Responses to DFOC-NLOPB
5 May, 2017Statoil
4 May, 2017Electronic transmittal of DFO Comments on Statoil 2008 Drilling EA-Spill Modelling Validation to StatoilC-NLOPB
3 May, 2017ECCC
3 May, 2017DFO
6 Apr, 2017C-NLOPB
6 Apr, 2017C-NLOPB
6 Apr, 2017C-NLOPB
5 Apr, 2017Statoil
5 Apr, 2017Statoil
24 Mar, 2017Electronic Transmittal of 2017 EA Update to NGO FisheriesC-NLOPB
24 Mar, 2017Electronic Transmittal of 2017 EA Update to GovernmentC-NLOPB
15 Mar, 2017Statoil
15 Mar, 2017Statoil
8 Mar, 2017DFO
21 Feb, 2017Electronic transmittal of Response to Comments and Revised Amendment to DFOC-NLOPB
13 Feb, 2017StatoilHydro
13 Feb, 2017StatoilHydro
13 Feb, 2017StatoilHydro
7 Feb, 2017Electronic transmittal of Consolidated Comments on EA AmendmentC-NLOPB
7 Feb, 2017C-NLOPB
7 Feb, 2017DND
27 Jan, 2017DFO
25 Jan, 2017ECCC
11 Jan, 2017FFAW
10 Jan, 2017NRCan
22 Dec, 2016C-NLOPB
22 Dec, 2016C-NLOPB
15 Dec, 2016StatoilHydro
15 Dec, 2016StatoilHydro
15 Dec, 2016StatoilHydro
3 Oct, 2016Electronic transmittal of Consolidated Comments on EA AmendmentC-NLOPB
3 Oct, 2016C-NLOPB
15 Sep, 2016ECCC
24 Aug, 2016DFO
27 Jul, 2016DND
21 Jul, 2016NL DNR
30 Jun, 2016C-NLOPB
30 Jun, 2016C-NLOPB
24 Jun, 2016StatoilHydro
24 Jun, 2016StatoilHydro
4 Jan, 2016Electronic Transmittal of 2016 EA Update to NGO FisheriesC-NLOPB
4 Jan, 2016Electronic Transmittal of 2016 EA Update to GovernmentC-NLOPB
21 Dec, 2015Statoil
21 Dec, 2015Statoil
21 July, 2015Electronic Transmittal of 2015 EA Update for Geotechnical Activity to NGO FisheriesC-NLOPB
21 July, 2015Electronic Transmittal of 2015 EA Update for Geotechnical Activity to GovernmentC-NLOPB
21 July, 2015C-NLOPB
20 July, 2015DFO
16 July, 2015Statoil
16 July, 2015Statoil
14 July, 2015FFAW/Unifor
13 July, 2015Electronic Transmittal of Response to Consolidated Comments on EA Amendment and Revised Amendment to FFAW/UniforC-NLOPB
13 July, 2015Electronic Transmittal of Response to Consolidated Comments on EA Amendment and Revised Amendment to DFOC-NLOPB
13 July, 2015StatoilHydro
13 July, 2015StatoilHydro
13 July, 2015Electronic transmittal of Consolidated Comments on EA AmendmentC-NLOPB
13 July, 2015C-NLOPB
10 July, 2015FFAW/Unifor
6 July, 2015EC
29 June, 2015DND
22 June, 2015DFO
18 June, 2015C-NLOPB
18 June, 2015C-NLOPB
16 June, 2015StatoilHydro
16 June, 2015StatoilHydro
13 May, 2015Electronic Transmittal of 2015 EA Update to NGO FisheriesC-NLOPB
13 May, 2015Electronic Transmittal of 2015 EA Update to GovernmentC-NLOPB
13 May, 2015Statoil
13 May, 2015Statoil
10 JUNE, 2014Statoil
17 JULY, 2013Statoil
05 DEC, 2012Statoil
09 OCT, 2012Statoil
09 OCT, 2012Statoil
27 SEPT, 2012C-NLOPB
06 SEPT, 2012EC
31 AUG, 2012DND
27 AUG, 2012FFAW
23 AUG, 2012DFO
20 AUG, 2012C-NLOPB
16 AUG, 2012StatoilHydro
16 AUG, 2012Submission of EA AmendmentStatoilHydro
11 JUNE, 2011Statoil
12 JULY, 2010StatoilHydro
10 JULY, 2008C-NLOPB
10 JULY, 2008C-NLOPB
10 JULY, 2008C-NLOPB
10 JULY, 2008Electronic Transmittal of Screening ReportC-NLOPB
14 MAY, 2008EA Review CommentsEC
14 MAY, 2008EC
12 MAY, 2008Fisheries & Oceans
12 MAY, 2008Electronic Transmittal of EA Review CommentsDFO
31 MAR, 2008Transmittal of EA ReportC-NLOPB
31 MAR, 2008Transmittal of EA ReportC-NLOPB
28 MAR, 2008Submission of EA ReportStatoilHydro
28 MAR, 2008StatoilHydro
18 DEC, 2007C-NLOPB
18 DEC, 2007C-NLOPB
11 DEC, 2007StatoilHydro
21 AUG, 2007FCR DeterminationTransport Canada
1 AUG, 2007Scoping DocumentC-NLOPB
1 AUG, 2007C-NLOPB
25 JULY, 2007FCR DeterminationEC
23 JULY, 2007FCR DeterminationNRCan
19 JULY, 2007FCR DeterminationHealth Canada
19 JULY, 2007FCR DeterminationNational Defence
18 JULY, 2007FCR DeterminationDFO
17 JULY, 2007Scoping DocumentC-NLOPB
17 JULY, 2007FCR Section NotificationC-NLOPB
11 JULY, 2007Submission of Project DescriptionNorsk Hydro
11 JULY, 2007Project DescriptionNorsk Hydro

Completed

OperatorProjectCEAR #Status
BP Canada Energy Group ULCBP Canada Energy Group ULC – Ephesus Prospect ROV Survey 2019-2024Completed
MKIMultiklient Invest AS Newfoundland Offshore Seismic Program, 2018-2023Undergoing Amendment and 2020 EA Update Received
BP Canada Energy GroupBP Canada Energy Group ULC Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Program, 2017-202680147Completed
CNOOC Petroleum North America ULC (formerly known as Nexen Energy ULC)CNOOC Petroleum North America ULC (formerly known as Nexen Energy ULC) Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project 2018-202880117Completed
CNOOCCNOOC Petroleum North America ULC (formerly Nexen Energy ULC) Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Geophysical, Geochemical, Environmental and Geotechnical Program (2018 – 2023)2019 EA Update Received
MKIMultiklient Invest AS Labrador Offshore Seismic Program, 2018-20232020 EA Update Received
ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.ExxonMobil Canada Limited Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Exploration Drilling Project 2018-203080132Completed
Husky Oil Operations Limited and ExxonMobil Canada LimitedHusky Energy Exploration Drilling Project 2018-202580130Completed
Equinor Canada Ltd. (formerly known as Statoil Canada Ltd.)Equinor Canada Ltd. (Statoil Canada Ltd.) Flemish Pass Exploration Drilling Project 2018-202880129Completed
Polarcus UK Ltd.Polarcus UK Ltd. Eastern Newfoundland Offshore 2D, 3D and 4D Seismic Program, 2016 to 2022Completed
Fugro GeoSurveysFugro GeoSurveys Offshore Seafloor and Seep Sampling Program, 2017-2027Amended and 2018 EA Update Received
Seitel'sSeitel’s East Coast Offshore 2D 3D 4D Seismic Program 2016-2025Completed
CGGCGG Services (Canada) Inc. Newfoundland Offshore 2D 3D 4D Seismic Program 2016-2025Completed
ExxonMobilExxonMobil Canada Eastern NL Geophysical Program 2015-20242019 EA Update Received
WesternGecoWesternGeco Canada Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Seismic Program, 2015 to 2024Undergoing Amendment
WesternGecoWesternGeco Canada Southeastern Newfoundland Offshore Seismic Program, 2015 to 2024Undergoing Amendment
Suncor Energy IncSuncor Energy’s Eastern Newfoundland Offshore Area 2D/3D/4D Seismic Program, 2014-2024Completed
MG3MG3 (Survey) UK Limited Offshore Labrador Geochemical and Seabed Sampling Program 2015-20242016 EA Update received
Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd.Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. 2D/3D/4D Seismic Projects for the Hibernia Oil and Gas Production Field, 2013 to Remaining Life of FieldAmendment Withdrawn
TGS NOPECTGS NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA and Multi Klient Invest AS Offshore Labrador Seafloor and Seabed Sampling Program, Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area, 2014-2019Amendment Withdrawn
Husky Oil Operations LimitedHusky Oil Operations Limited White Rose Extension Project12-01-68249Completed
Ptarmigan Energy Inc.Ptarmigan Energy Inc. Geophysical Program for Anticosti Basin Offshore Western Newfoundland and Labrador EL 1120; EL 1128 and EL 1127, 2012-202112-01-67282Completed
Husky EnergyHusky Energy Jeanne d’Arc Basin / Flemish Pass Regional Seismic Program, 2012-202011-01-653022017 EA Update Received
Corridor ResourcesCorridor Resources Old Harry Field Geohazard Survey Program10-01-53529Completed
ExxonMobil Canada PropertiesExxonMobil Canada Properties Hebron Development Project09-03-461442019 EA Update Received
HMDCHibernia Drill Centres Construction and Operations Program08-01-42279Revised 2019 EA Update Received
Husky EnergyJeanne d’Arc Delineation Exploration Drilling Program07-01-288772019 EA update Received
PDI Productions Inc.PDI Port au Port Drilling07-01-27358Completed
Petro-CanadaTerra Nova VSP Program06-01-18277Completed
Husky EnergyHusky Energy Drill Centre Construction Installation and Operation Program06-01-174102019 EA Update Received

Archived

OperatorProjectCEAR #Status
Multi Klient Invest ASMulti Klient Invest AS Northeast Newfoundland Slope Seismic Program, 2012-201711-01-65425Amended and Revised EA Update Received
Black Spruce Exploration Corp. and Shoal Point Energy Ltd.Black Spruce Exploration Corp. and Shoal Point Energy Ltd. Western Newfoundland Drilling Program, 2013 to 2019Suspended
Corridor Resources Inc.Corridor Resources Inc. Drilling of an Exploration Well on the Old Harry Prospect – EL 1153 (previously EL 1105)11-01-60633Terminated
Electromagnetic Geoservices Canada, Inc.Electromagnetic Geoservices Canada, Inc., Western Newfoundland Controlled Source Electromagnetic Survey, 2017Completed
GX Technology Canada Ltd.GX Technology Canada Ltd. 2D Seismic, Gravity and Magnetic Survey for the Labrador Shelf Area, 2013 to 2018Amended
Bridgeporth Ltd.Bridgeporth Holdings Ltd. and JEBCO Seismic Company North Flemish Pass Gravity Survey, 2015 to 2019Completed
GXTGX Technology Canada Ltd. GrandSPAN Marine 2D Seismic, Gravity and Magnetic Survey, 2014 to 2019Amended
MKIMulti Klient Invest AS Labrador Sea Seismic Program, 2014 to 20182017 EA Update Received
Chevron Canada ResourcesChevron Northern Grand Banks Regional Seismic Program11-01-59815Completed
InvestCan Energy CorporationInvestCan Energy Labrador Seismic Program09-01-51352Completed
Husky EnergyHusky Energy Labrador Shelf Seismic Program09-01-45746Completed
Petro-CanadaPetro-Canada Jeanne d’Arc Basin Exploration Drilling Program08-01-42400Completed
StatoilHydro Canada E&P Inc.Jeanne d’Arc Basin 2008-2016 Seismic Survey Program07-01-32084Completed
PDI Productions Inc.PDI Port au Port 3D Transition Seismic07-01-35915Completed
ExxonMobil Canada PropertiesExxonMobil Hebron Field Geohazard Survey Program09-01-51747Completed
ARKeX Ltd.ARKeX Ltd. and TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA Labrador Sea Gravity Gradient Survey, 2014 to 2018Withdrawn
ARKeX Ltd.ARKeX Ltd. North Flemish Pass Gravity Gradient Survey, 2013 to 2017Withdrawn
Nalcor Energy OilNalcor Energy Oil and Gas Geochemical Data Acquisition and Seabed Sampling Survey, Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area, 2013-2018Withdrawn
ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.ExxonMobil Canada Properties Geotechnical ProgramWithdrawn
ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.Orphan Basin Controlled Source Electromagnetic SurveyCompleted
Western Geco CanadaWestern Geco Canada Jeanne d’Arc Basin Seismic Program, 2012-201511-01-65320Withdrawn
MKIMKI 2011-2013 Offshore Labrador 2D Seismic Program11-01-59997Completed
Chevron Canada ResourcesChevron Labrador Seismic Program09-01-50533Completed
ConocoPhillipsConocoPhillips 3D and 2D Seismic Program Laurentian Subbasin09-01-50233Withdrawn
C-NLOPBC-NLOPB Core Storage & Research Centre Building Expansion09-01-49976Completed
Deer Lake Oil and Gas IncDeer Lake Oil and Gas Western NL 2D Seismic09-01-47837Withdrawn
Geophysical Service Inc.Offshore Western Newfoundland 2008-2015 Seismic Survey Program07-01-33771Completed
Tekoil & Gas Corporation / Ptarmigan Resources Ltd.Little Port Onshore to Offshore Drilling Program07-01-27609Withdrawn
PDI Productions Inc.PDI Port au Port Seismic07-01-26769Withdrawn
MKIMKI Southern Grand Banks Seismic 2014-2018Revised 2017 EA Update Received
EMGSElectromagnetic Geoservices Canada, Inc. (EMGS) Controlled Source Electromagnetic (CSEM) Survey 2014-2018Amended
Equinor Canada Ltd. (formerly known as Statoil Canada Ltd.)Equinor Canada Ltd. (formerly known as Statoil Canada Ltd.) 2011-2019 Jeanne d’Arc and North Ridge/Flemish Pass Basin Geophysical Program11-01-604112018 EA Update Received
Husky EnergyHusky Energy Sydney Basin Seismic Program09-01-49518Completed
Equinor Canada Ltd. (formerly known as Statoil Canada Ltd.)Exploration/Appraisal/Delineation Drilling Program07-01-320832019 EA Update Received
GSIGSI Labrador Shelf 2D Seismic Program07-01-26768Completed
GSIGSI 2006 Labrador Shelf 2D Seismic Program06-01-18458Completed
TGS NOPECLabrador Shelf 2D Seismic Program06-01-17776Completed
Petro-CanadaPetro-Canada Jeanne d’Arc Basin 3D Seismic Program06-01-17492Completed
Norsk HydroNorsk Hydro Exploration Drilling Program06-01-17412Completed
Norsk HydroNorsk Hydro Wellsite Survey06-01-17411Completed
ConocoPhillipsConocoPhillips Laurentian Subbasin Exploratory Drilling Program05-01-16537Completed
Tekoil & Gas CorporationPort au Port Seismic Program05-01-16258Completed
Petro-CanadaPetro-Canada Terra Nova Geohazard Survey Program05-01-10169Completed
HMDCHibernia Geohazard Survey Program05-01-9936Completed
Husky EnergyLewis Hill Geohazard Survey05-01-9359Completed
GSIGeophysical Service Incorporated Labrador Shelf 2D Seismic Program 200505-01-9159Completed
Husky EnergyHusky Energy Jeanne d’Arc Basin Exploratory/Delineation Drilling Program05-01-9005Completed
Husky EnergyHusky Energy Jeanne d’Arc Basin Seismic Program05-01-8783Completed
Chevron Canada ResourcesOrphan Basin Exploratory Drilling Progam04-03-7972Completed
ConocoPhillipsConocoPhillips Laurentian Subbasin 3D Seismic Program 200504-01-8474Completed
Husky EnergyHusky Energy – Jeanne d’Arc Basin Wellsite Survey04-01-5229Completed
Ptarmigan Resources LimitedPtarmigan Resources Limited – West Coast 2D/3D Seismic Program04-01-4562Withdrawn
TGS-NOPECTGS-NOPEC Labrador Shelf 2D Seismic Program04-01-1564Withdrawn